2023 B+LNZ Ltd Annual Meeting and Showcase | Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Annual Meeting

2023 B+LNZ Ltd Annual Meeting and Showcase

Join Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) at the 2023 Annual Meeting and Showcase on Thursday 30 March 2023 in New Plymouth.


This is a great opportunity for levy payers to learn about where B+LNZ is investing your levies.

You will hear from B+LNZ’s Chairman Andrew Morrison and Chief Executive Sam McIvor about B+LNZ's key achievements and activities in the last year and priorities ahead. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions and speak to B+LNZ’s leadership team.

The programme includes two panel discussions   more information below. (Note: the visit to MataRata Downs farm has been cancelled in order to accommodate the nine remits received)

The meeting will be livestreamed for those who can’t attend in person – more info soon. Recordings from the day will also be available at a later date.

Panel: Capitalizing on red meat consumer trends

Learn about global red meat consumer trends and what B+LNZ is doing to help position New Zealand farmers to capitalize on these trends.

Panel includes:

  • Vangelis Vitalis – New Zealand’s top trade negotiator and Deputy Secretary of Trade & Economic for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade (MFAT)
  • Greg McSkimming – Silver Fern Farms Agribusiness and Strategic Solutions Manager
  • Nick Beeby – Beef + Lamb New Zealand General Manager Market Development

Panel: Supporting world-leading farmers through research

Learn how B+LNZ's investment into research and development is helping improve the profitability of New Zealand's red meat producers and position the sector for the future.

Panel includes:

  • Ginny Dodunski BVSc MACVSc (Med. Sheep) – Wormwise Programme Manager
  • Dr Nick Sneddon PhD, PGDipSc, BSc – Senior Lecturer in Animal Breeding & Genetics, Massey University
  • Axel Heiser – Principal Scientist and Chief Scientist, Agresearch
  • Dan Brier – Beef + Lamb New Zealand General Manager Farming Excellence

Taking part in the B+LNZ Annual Meeting process

Voting pack documents:

Download B+LNZ's Annual Meeting documents

Additional remit